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EYE ON AFRICA

Cameroon's Paul Biya wins 7th term in poll marred by low turnout

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#THE 51%

The Gender Divide: Record number of women running in US midterms

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THE DEBATE

The Nativist: Trump warns of migrant 'emergency' ahead of midterms

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FOCUS

Prominent Iraqi women in danger

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ENCORE!

Music show: SLAP!, Boy George and Culture Club, plus Nao

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TALKING EUROPE

'EU parliament vote will determine heart and soul of Europe for years to come'

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TALKING EUROPE

Have your fish and eat it: Can British fishing fleets net a Brexit bonus?

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IN THE PRESS

'Must never happen again': Australia apologises to victims of state sex abuse

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BUSINESS DAILY

Italy determined to stick to budget plan despite EU warnings

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MEDIAWATCH

A fresh take on the news big and bizarre in the newspapers, on websites, blogs and social media. From Monday to Friday at 8.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2018-07-18

Nicaragua: Another descent into dictatorship?

Nicaragua's brutal crackdown is finally getting the world's attention. With hundreds now dead - mainly civilians - many are comparing President Daniel Ortega to the dictator he helped to overthrow. Plus, the dizzying retractions and denials of Donald Trump.

By Emma JAMES

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2018-10-19 MediaWatch

Music stars, French art and a dead cat's renaissance

Left-wing politician Jean-Luc Melenchon gets an online roasting for mocking the accent of a reporter from south-western France. The MP for Marseille - in the south-east -...

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2018-10-18 MediaWatch

India's #MeToo moment

We take a look at some opinion pieces reacting to India's #MeToo movement, its consequences and its obstacles.

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2018-10-17 MediaWatch

Brexit: 'The end isn't nigh'

The Brexit talks look set to continue between the UK and the EU. We take a look at cartoons, social media and press reactions.

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2018-10-16 MediaWatch

Reshuffle and a televised act of contrition for Macron

It took weeks but the moment did eventually come – French President Emmanuel Macron's long-awaited cabinet reshuffle was announced this morning. It was followed this evening by a...

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2018-10-15 MediaWatch

Fatal flooding in France

Three months' worth of rain, in just a few hours, led to deadly flooding in the south of France. Residents have captured scenes of deluge and destruction. Plus, Saudi Arabia says...

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